Announces that the Communist League of American and the American Workers Party have merged into the Workers Party of the United States. Final issue of this incarnation of "The Militant" Topic: Communism-periodicals
Reports, incorrectly, that the congress of German workers councils had voted to depose the Ebert government and set themselves up as the government of Germany. This was never retracted. Topic: Communism--Periodicals
Includes, among other things, the minutes of the"new" NEC of the socialist party which tried to take control of the organization for the Left wing, and the first half of a stenographic report of the June National Lew Wing Conference. Topic: Communism--Periodicals
First issue of the "New Militant" the official weekly of the Workers Party of the United States, which was the result of a merger of the American Workers Party and the Communist League of America. This was a successor to the CLAs "Militant" Topic: Communism -- periodicals
May day edition. Contains joint May day demonstration call, polemics on the "official" Communist Party, the Musteits, the Proletarian Party and an analysis of the failed hotel strike. Topic: Communism -- periodicals
The Communist Party of America was founded Sept 1, 1919 in Chicago. The initial organization consisted of the National organizing Committee and National Council of the Left Wing factions that arose at the June Left Wing Conference. This issue includes an account of the convention, as well as the manifesto, constituion and program of the new group, the names of the members of the Central Committee and a polemic with the Communist Labor Party Topic: Communism -- Periodicals.
The final issue of Revolutionary Age, with the National Council and the National Organizing Committee burying the hatchet, for the time being, and issuing a joint call to found a Communist Party in September, while Gitlow and Read depart to found Voice of Labor and the CLP. Topic: Communism--Periodicals
Declarations on the San Francisco strike and independent unions, coverage of the "Night of long knives" in Germany, criticism of Wall Street aid to the Nazis, and organizational news. Topic: Communism -- periodicals
Contains articles on the silk weavers strike, lynching, Soviet recognition, Diego Riveras mural (with b/w picture), an article on the Trotskyist influence in the Food unions and an article on the "bankruptcy" of Trotskyism by Joaquin Maurin. Topic: Communism -- periodicals
Includes, among other things, a criticism of the New York Left Wing Manifesto, and a resolution by the party's Eastern European federations to withdraw from the Bern conference Topic: Communism -- Periodicals.
Final edition of the CPA Minority incarnation of "The Communist" contains outline for the unity conference with the Communist Labor Party, a report by Fraina on the Kapp Putsch, a purposed thesis on the 1920 election and much else Topic: Communism -- Periodicals.
Much space devoted to the developing "Anglo-Italian imperialist war" over Ethiopia, a narrative of a Trotskist escape from Siberia, collapse of the International Youth bureau and the factional differences with the Oehler-Stamm group Topic: Communism -- periodicals